Welcome To The Flying Handbag

Established in 1994 and moved to its current location in 2006, The Flying Handbag is Blackpool’s only purpose built Gay Venue. It has recently undergone a half a million pound make-over which has seen the venue completely overhauled & modernised with a chic new decor and state of the art  sound & lighting.  

Delicious Food & Drink

Open 7 days a week we have our “Happiest Of Hours” between 11am & 5pm, with other selected drinks offers available on the bar all day. Our brand new Diner serves delicious food daily with vegetarian and vegan options available. So whether its a quick drink & bite to eat, or to party the night away The Flying Handbag is the place to be!


Providing an array of outrages entertainment, whether it’s a Comedy Quiz, BINGO, Drag Performers, Vocalists or our Resident & Guest DJ’s. DJ Pudsley & Miss Amber can’t wait to welcome you to Blackpool’s Favourite Gay Venue..

Sorry We Are Closed

Due to the impact that moving into Tier 3 has had on Blackpool we have taken the decision to close temporarily until further notice.

Hopefully not for too long! Until then we would like to thank everyone for their continued support.